Course Description

Discover the most influential themes and methods informing artists and designers working today. Learn about the connection between these themes to the artistic practices of the last century that have ultimately affected the trajectory of art, as we know it. We will also examine Modernist art and Post-Modernist art as we discover what inspired much of the art produced today.

Course Details

By completion of this course, successful students will be able to:

  •  Recognize recurrent themes in contemporary art
  • Apply vocabulary relevant to contemporary art and design practices
  • Analyze the formal and conceptual characteristics of a given artwork
  • Compare different contemporary artworks
  • Identify a range of material methods of contemporary studio practices
  • Recognize various forms of media, tools, and processes used by contemporary artists
  • Define differences between contemporary, post-modern, and modern art with consideration to current and historical artists and designers
  • Discuss personal views on a given contemporary art work

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6:00PM to 9:00PM
Sep 26, 2019 to Nov 28, 2019
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Course Fees
Flat Fee non-credit $425.00
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Section Notes

This course uses Desire2Learn (D2L), an online learning management system. The instructor will post your course outline and other materials in D2L. For more information about D2L, please visit our Online Learning Resources.

Unless otherwise stated, notice of withdrawal or transfer from a course must be received at least seven calendar days prior to the start date of the course.

Receive a discount of 5% per course by registering at the same time for three or more courses within the Visual Design Certificate. To receive the discount, you must register by calling 403-220-2866. 

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